Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
or as the germans call that, the love boat. cnn has been on the case. for some reason giving this boat crisis wall to [ bleep ]-covered wall coverage. >> i'll tell you what, this is a great moment to at least visually connect you to the daughter you have not seen in seven days. >> you're not heros, guys. it's not a hostage situation or a baby in a well. you reconnected them? they weren't supposed to see each other. she's on a cruise for a few days. meanwhile, the ship of stools enjoys 24/7 coverage and a slow tug job back to mobile, alabama. >> after five days of misery, thousands of weary cruise ship passengers aboard the carnival "triumph" had relief after docking last night. the crippled ship with 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew members had to be pulled back to land by three tug boats. an engine fire left the ship without power, leaving passengers with overflowing toilets, no air conditions and little food. federal investigators will begin to investigate what went wrong. the first lawsuits of course are now being filed. what do we know? >> there she is right behind me. as you can see, that's th
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am EST
that big story about the cruise ship? >> i do. we didn't have the cnn helicopter. fortunately nothing happened in the world over those five days. the anchors were saying, this is sort of like katrina. the guy was like, we're on a cruise ship. it's not like katrina. we're good. >> the whole thing cuts to primal fear. a lot of people are like, you have this visceral reaction to the notion of being stranded on a cruise ship. >> you know what i have a visceral reaction to? being on a cruise ship. >> yeah, don't go on one. that's the first mistake. >> i totally agree. >> being trapped. >> trapped in tiny rooms and then, like, herded like cows to the food. >> how would you like to go on a cruise -- >> with william f. buckley? >> i would do it with william f. buckley. >> mika, surely you would celebrate the all you can eat buffet. >> there's no joe scarborough cruise? >> there will not be. >> we could do a new kind of cruise where people actually exercise. okay. it's president's day, obviously. you can see we're stretching. really, really stretching here. joining us onset, co-anchor of cnbc'